$100 – $300

CSR East Pastor's Marriage Retreat

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Center for Spiritual Renewal East

936 Life Drive, #45

Christiansburg, VA 24073

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Join us for a refreshing weekend of marriage focus, rest, fun and enrichment in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwest Virginia!

Our Host is Paul Kuzma, Director of Center for Spiritual Renewal East, a pastoral reterat center in Christiansburg, VA. The weekend will include ample time for rest and fun, as well as content that will deepen your marriage relationship.

Dr. Rick BlackmonOur Retreat Speaker is Dr. Rick Blackmon, who has been married to Sheri for over 40 years. They have 2 adult sons. A clinical psychologist with a private practice in Westlake Village, CA, Rick has practiced psychotherapy with adults for 38 years, specializing in working with pastors and mental health, marital therapy, and adult psychotherapy. In addition, he was an adjunct professor at Fuller Theological Seminary for 21 years, teaching classes on pastoral mental health. He speaks sporadically around the country on marriage issues and pastoral mental health. Lastly, Dr. Blackmon has been one of the principal researchers with SoulPulse on a grant with the Templeton Foundation since 2013. The series of studies with SoulPulse have been investigating the relationship between the daily experience of spirituality and other variables such as mental health, emotional well-being, and relationships.

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What is the cost of the Marriage Retreat?

Registration is $300 per couple, which includes all meals, which are high quality catered by CrossPointe Conference Center, begin with Friday dinner and end with Sunday brunch, as well as all retreat materials. Registration does not include lodging. See next question for lodging details.

What are the lodging options?

We have a small number of apartments available on campus. They are available for only $100 for the weekend, payable at time of reservation through purchase of aan Apartment Reservation ticket on this page, in addition . Payment reserves the apartment on a first come, first served basis.

(Foursquare Pastors are invited to add "CSR time" to their apartment stay by arriving a few days early or staying a few days later, at no additional cost. CSR time may be arranged by sending an email request with day of requested arrival and departure to CSREast@foursquare.org. The $100 cost of the apartment is only for the Friday - Sunday portion of the stay.)

When all apartments have been reserved, a waiting list will begin in the order of retreat registrations in the case of cancellations. Names and places on the waiting list will be secured with a $50 deposit. If an apartment becomes available, it will be filled in the order of the waiting list, and the remaing balance of $50 will be payable upon confirmation of apartment availablity to secure the apartment.

Once all apartments are taken, participants will be referred to make reservations at local hotels. Hotel information will be available here soon.

What is the schedule for the weekend?

We will begin on Friday afternoon with our first session at 3:00 pm. We will conclude on Sunday at 12:00 noon. A detailed schedule will be available here as soon as it is available. The weekend will include ample opportunity for rest and fun.

What's the refund policy?

Full refunds are available if cancellation is submitted via email by January 8, 2019. After that date, the registration may be transferred, but not refunded.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes, it is.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can contact Paul Kuzma at pkuzma@csreast.com, or at 540.794.3222. Your question may be added to this page for others to benefit from as well!


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Center for Spiritual Renewal East

936 Life Drive, #45

Christiansburg, VA 24073

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Refunds up to 30 days before event

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